Buddy Holly

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The Day The Music Died

Today marks 55 years since Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens got on board a plane in Clear Lake, Iowa to get to their next concert date in Fargo, North Dakota. It was […]

94.5 KOOL FM–02/03/2014

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New Beatles Video!

I love finding new material on the Beatles! Now, they have a new video out to help promote their new release of “On Air Live at the BBC Volume 2″. We gave away this new […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/20/2013

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Bobby Keys On The Crickets’ Rock Hall Induction: “Finally!”

At The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual induction ceremony on April 14, the Hall corrected a couple of gaffes in their history: namely, the exclusion of “backing groups.” While singer/frontmen like Smokey Robinson, […]

05/04/2012

Michael Jackson Immortalized With Hand And Footprint Ceremony At Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Comets And Crickets And Miracles…Oh My!

What do the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Comets[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Crickets[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Miracles[/lastfm] have in common?  We know they are all backing groups for legendary singers.  But, they share yet another common thread.  Do you know what it is?

02/09/2012

Buddy Holly Tribute Concert Setlist

Yesterday would have been [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm]‘s 75th birthday, had we not lost him at age 22.  To honor the late great, a tribute concert was held at the Music Box in Hollywood.  Listen To […]

09/08/2011

Listen: Paul McCartney On Buddy Holly’s ‘It’s So Easy’

Paul McCartney Photo Galleryview gallery Rave On Buddy Holly features 19 cover versions of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm]‘s greatest hits. The star-studded cast of musicians includes long standing rock ‘n’ roll heavyweights like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Patti […]

06/01/2011

Video Classics: ‘That’ll Be the Day’ – Buddy Holly

Here’s one to stump even some of the true [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] fans out there the next time you want to hit them with some trivia. This classic by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] also happened to be […]

02/02/2011

Buddy Holly got his star this week

And I have unreleased [lastfm]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] tracks. J.T blogged earlier about[lastfm]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week.  It’s an odd group that included [lastfm]The Go Go’s[/lastfm], Ed Harris, Ridley […]

06/18/2010

Buddy Holly FINALLY gets his…

51 years after [lastfm]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] died in that tragic plane crash (“the day the music died”), he’s getting his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.  They just released the list of 2011 inductees, and […]

06/18/2010

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